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Rioters block roads and set fire on Hong Kong Island
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Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:
     As the night fell, masked rioters recklessly vandalised public facilities in Causeway Bay, Wan Chai and Central area. They blocked roads with barricades and dug up bricks from pavements, some even set fire to banks and ATM machines.
     Having given warnings in vain, Police have conducted dispersal operations, including the use of Specialised Crowd Management Vehicle. Police warn all rioters to stop the illegal acts and dispersal and arrest action will be taken.
Ends/Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Issued at HKT 19:48
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